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BUMBERSHOOT 2008: Seattle’s Green Music & Arts Festival
Posted By Alexandra Kain On August 30, 2008 @ 9:30 am In Art,Green Design Events | No Comments
Bumbershoot  kicks off this today, bringing three days of music, art, comedy, and film to Seattle ! This year the Emerald City festival is going green in a big way by boasting an entirely carbon neutral production  and offering offset purchases for visitors via NetGreen . Hydration stations, biofuel generators , and signage repurposed into tote bags  represent just a few of the festival’s sustainable features.
With the goal of of decreasing environmental impact while supporting art, music, culture and the local community, Bumbershoot  always gets a crowd moving and motivated, rain or shine. The festival opens Saturday and runs through Monday with headliners including Beck , The Stone Temple Pilots , and Death Cab for Cutie .
In addition to the festival’s carbon-neutral clout, Bumbershoot will be rolling out the three R’s (reduce, reuse, recycle) in full effect, exploring green sources of power, and will feature an exhibition of thought-provoking eco art . Stay tuned for more coverage throughout the week!
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 Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/08/30/bumbershoot-2008-seattles-green-music-and-arts-festival/
 Bumbershoot: http://www.bumbershoot.org
 Seattle: http://www.inhabitat.com/2008/08/04/seattles-stunning-mount-baker-residence/
 carbon neutral production: http://www.bumbershoot.org/green/
 NetGreen: http://achievenetgreen.com/
 biofuel generators: http://www.inhabitat.com/2006/05/17/gas-prices-got-you-down-make-your-own-biodiesel/
 tote bags: http://www.tanky-store.co.uk/tag/tote-bags/
 Beck: http://www.modernguilt.com/
 The Stone Temple Pilots: http://www.stonetemplepilots.com/
 Death Cab for Cutie: http://www.deathcabforcutie.com/splash/
 eco art: http://www.bumbershoot.org/fresh/green/eco-art
 + Bumbershoot: http://www.bumbershoot.org/
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